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Sam Renaut Of PlayersRep Announces His First Football Signees

UCLA Bruins cornerback Aaron Hester has signed with football agent Sam Renaut.
UCLA Bruins cornerback Aaron Hester has signed with football agent Sam Renaut.

NFLPA Contract Advisor Sam Renaut is in his first year being certified after sitting for and passing last year’s NFLPA examination.  He has been very busy recruiting and putting together his first class of football clientele as a part of PlayersRep Sports Management, which also houses agents Andy Simms, Wesley Spencer, Dave Lee, Matt Brei and Ken Sarnoff.

As of right now, Renaut has signed two players, cornerback Aaron Hester of UCLA and offensive lineman Nik Embernate of San Diego State University.  Both players will train at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona.

Hester was a four-year starter at UCLA.  He will be playing in East-West Shrine Game, where he will have a chance to show off his talent and potentially climb the draft boards.  He is just shy of 6’2 198lbs, and was a track star at Dominguez HS in Compton.

Nik Embernate was named first team all-MWC.  He is about 6’4, 304lbs.  Embernate played all five spots on the line in college but was primarily slotted at left guard.  SDSU’s o-line had some injuries, so Embernate kicked out to tackle a few times to accommodate.

“[I] joined PlayersRep in October and love working with the guys there,” said Renaut.  “Everyone is really supportive – very strong team environment, everyone working toward the same goal.”

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.